Chester FC hope to have their new manager in place next week after the deadline for applications for the position closed yesterday.
Ever since Jon McCarthy was sacked as Blues boss last Wednesday a host of names have been linked with the post and the club has been inundated with applications from ‘credible’ candidates.
The shortlisting of applicants is understood to have taken place over yesterday and today and the club will then look to get candidates in for interview early next week.
Former Solihull Moors manager Marcus Bignot expressed his interest in the position when speaking to The Chronicle and has submitted a formal application, while ex-Tranmere Rovers boss Ronnie Moore is another to have entered the race.
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